Report says N.O. lost $65 million during government shutdown

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Posted on November 5, 2013 at 11:17 PM

Updated Tuesday, Nov 5 at 11:20 PM

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NEW ORLEANS -- A new report reveals the impact of the recent government shutdown had on the metro area's economy.

According to Moody's analytic calculations, New Orleans is estimated to have lost more than $65 million over the 16-day shutdown that left tourist destinations like Chalmette Battlefield and Armstrong Park shuttered.

For Louisiana, Moody's estimates the shutdown removed just under $92 million from the economy.

Nationwide, the shutdown is estimated to have cost $24 billion.

 

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